Simon Foster gives an insight into the latest AEO International CEO Summit as they look ahead to a new decade and fresh outlooks
15-Jan-2020No matter whether a trade show, conference or consumer event, the aim remains the same… bring people together, help them build relationships and networks and share ideas and knowledge. Every event needs attendees and the number one priority of any event marketer is to ensure that the number of people who attend is as high as it can possibly be.
A new year brings lots of things. It’s time to start afresh; a period where we begin to look a little more forward and a little less back. For those in the event management software vertical, it’s a time to deliver.
Make no mistake about it, 2020 isn’t just another year for our technology providers. It could see us taking the biggest step towards something we’ve long anticipated, and awaited with open arms.
Following a survey of the most common health and safety issues facing organisers operating overseas, the International Operations Health, Safety and Security Group (IOHSS) selected fire safety optimisation as its main objective for 2019.
To this end, IOHSS began a project to identify best practice guidelines for venues and organisers to implement globally; taking in to consideration the many ways of working and being mindful of regional legalities and language barriers.
Last month saw the Association of Event Organisers (AEO) and the Association of Event Venues (AEV) come together to deliver the first-ever UK CEO Summit at Stoke Park on the 31st October 2019.
The objective? To build a framework of mutual cooperation between organisers and venues, to enrich the customer experience, preserve their businesses and see growth for all.
An AEO International Dinner discussion about the Mexican exhibition industry
On a very autumnal, windy and rainy, Monday night in London, the AEO International Organisers Group brought members of the exhibition industry together to discuss far more temperate shores. It was our regular International Dinner, this time, focused on Mexico.